Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17FA1006
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities seeks a talented and energetic leader in community supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The successful candidate will lead The Boggs Center's initiatives in Community Training and Technical Assistance to promote full participation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in their communities. S/he will develop community partnerships with individuals with disabilities and families as well as other organizations. The position also supervises community supports project team members. The position reports to the Executive Director.
Home Location Campus: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1.A doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in education, social or behavioral sciences, social work, public health, public policy, or a related field. ABD candidates may be considered for appointment at Instructor level. 2.Demonstrated expertise in intellectual and developmental disabilities. 3.Demonstrated expertise in program management and staff supervision. 4.Demonstrated expertise in professional development activities concerning community supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 5.Current knowledge of best practices in cultural and linguistic competence. 6.Current knowledge of adult learning principles and educational technology, including distance learning and online instruction. 7.Current knowledge of disability policy. 8.Demonstrated ability to acquire external funding. 9.Ability to represent the Center within Rutgers and other institutions of higher education and to work collaboratively with representatives from a diverse range of groups, including state and federal agencies, advocacy organizations, schools, employers, and disability service providers. 10.Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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